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 Dictionary entry overview: What does guild mean? 

GUILD (noun)
  The noun GUILD has 1 sense:

1. a formal association of people with similar interests

  Familiarity information: GUILD used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

GUILD (noun)

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A formal association of people with similar interests

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects


gild; guild; social club; club; lodge; society; order

Context examples:

he joined a golf club / they formed a small lunch society / men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today

Hypernyms ("guild" is a kind of...):

association (a formal organization of people or groups of people)

Meronyms (members of "guild"):

club member (someone who is a member of a club)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "guild"):

athenaeum; atheneum (a literary or scientific association for the promotion of learning)

boat club; yacht club (club that promotes and supports yachting and boating)

turnverein (a club of tumblers or gymnasts)

sorority (a social club for female undergraduates)

slate club (a group of people who save money in a common fund for a specific purpose (usually distributed at Christmas))

rowing club (a club for person who row)

racket club (club for players of racket sports)

jockey club (a club to promote and regulate horse racing)

investors club (a club of small investors who buy and sell securities jointly)

hunt; hunt club (an association of huntsmen who hunt for sport)

golf club (a club of people to play golf)

glee club (a club organized to sing together)

frat; fraternity (a social club for male undergraduates)

country club (a suburban club for recreation and socializing)

chess club (a club of people to play chess)

chapter (a local branch of some fraternity or association)

bookclub (a club that people join in order to buy selected books at reduced prices)

service club (a club of professional or business people organized for their coordination and active in public services)

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